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Lesbian child support fight goes to state Supreme Court

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Hawaii Supreme Court is weighing oral arguments in a case involving paternity of a child of a divorced same-sex couple over whether the spouse is required to pay child support. Justice Michael Wilson talked with Thompson Wong of McKinley High School at Castle High School as part of the Courts in the Community program.

The Hawaii Supreme Court is considering whether a woman who divorced her spouse in a same-sex marriage is the legal parent of the child her former spouse gave birth to during the marriage and is therefore obligated to pay child support. Read more

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